AAC Awareness Month

AAC Awareness Month

Did you know that October is AAC Awareness Month?      Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) comes in various forms, including low-tech options, such as a writing tablet, and high-tech options, such as a Speech Generating Device (SGD).     This...
Communicating with Two Monitors

Communicating with Two Monitors

With several holidays approaching, interacting and communicating with friends and family is on many people’s mind. Stephen Cronin recently shared a useful alteration he has made to his communication device that can be a game changer for in person conversations during...
Giuseppe’s New Seat Elevator

Giuseppe’s New Seat Elevator

“Team Gleason has made an incredible difference in the life of our father and grandfather, Giuseppe. This chair gave him back a huge part of his independence, allowing him to move freely around the house. He greatly enjoys being able to lift his chair and look out his...
I Have My Voice Back! | Erin W.

I Have My Voice Back! | Erin W.

“Thank you Team Gleason for helping me cover the copay for my Tobii TD Pilot with eye gaze! I was diagnosed with Bulbar ALS in April 2021. Within six months, I lost the ability to speak. I found other ways to communicate through my phone, but the weakening of my...
Global ALS/MND Awareness Day

Global ALS/MND Awareness Day

June 21st is Global ALS/MND Awareness Day.   In the U.S., every 90 minutes someone is diagnosed with ALS and every 90 minutes someone with ALS dies.   Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease and outside the US as Motor Neuron...